Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/- Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel during the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. This is a 13% increase over the year before.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He said, “It’s so exciting to again see an rise in tourism to Israel from America, already in the process of surpassing or exceeding the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we had record-breaking figures of tourist entry every month. It’s a great positive shift that we are happy to see and we expect an upward trend for months to follow.”

Canada is poised to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers 7200 tourists are expected to visit Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 tourists in August. “It is thrilling to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are close to our record numbers for the year 2019. We anticipate that this growth will continue as Canadians travel more abroad.

Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world during 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 were Americans. Israel’s official reopening for travellers from May 2018. Israel has welcomed over 600,400 US travelers since then. Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism agency. It is responsible for promotion and marketing initiatives to promote Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT aims to increase tourism traffic to contribute to Israel’s economy, and to increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT helps promote Israel’s diverse array of cultural, historical and culinary attractions – each perfect mix of modernity and tradition. North America’s IMOT office locations are in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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